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Bill to ban e-cigarettes put in public domain for feedback

On September 18, the government had issued an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes, making the manufacturing, production, import, export, distribution, sale of such alternative smoking devices an offence.

published on : 12th October 2019

Ensure strict implementation on ban of import of e-cigarettes: Revenue department asks customs officials

The ban on the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisements of e-cigarettes has been imposed through an ordinance.

published on : 8th October 2019

DGP to SPs: Implement ban on e-cigarettes effectively

Instructions have been given to all the SPs and police commissioners to take steps to implement the ordinance in the State effectively,  the DGP added.

published on : 27th September 2019

India saved from a possible epidemic

The recent move of the Narendra Modi government to ban e-cigarettes or Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) has, on expected lines, evoked mixed reactions.

published on : 25th September 2019

Beware! Flavoured e-cigarettes can worsen asthma

For the first time, a model of asthma was used to investigate the effect of a range of popular e-cigarette flavours, with and without nicotine.

published on : 21st September 2019

Little support for Centre’s e-cigarette ban from restaurant owners, vendors

Restaurant owners say vapes had increased business, ban will boost sale of cigarettes, benefit tobacco firms

published on : 20th September 2019

Tobacco shares fall, rallying post e-cigarette ban

VST and Golden Tobacco, however, continued to witness buying for the second consecutive day.

published on : 20th September 2019

‘E-cigarettes banned, why not the other ones?’: Traders' body attacks Modi government

Docs say tobacco ban is a way forward and the government should consider it

published on : 20th September 2019

Kiran Mazumdar questions Nirmala Sitharaman's authority to issue e-cigarette ban. Here's her reply

In a tweet, Shaw wondered why the decision on e-cigarette ban came from her and not Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

published on : 19th September 2019

Centre bans sales and production of e-cigarettes

The production, manufacturing, import/export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertising related to e-cigarettes are banned.

published on : 18th September 2019

New York becomes second US state to ban flavored e-cigarettes over vaping concerns

President Donald Trump's administration announced in September that it would soon ban flavored e-cigarette products to stem a rising tide of youth users.

published on : 18th September 2019

Regulate but don't ban E-cigarettes: Traders to government

Lewis said that educating younger generation and people rural India, is one big key to remove concerns that have come up against E-cigarettes.

published on : 13th September 2019

Traders seek regulation on e-cigarettes, instead of ban

Senior Delhi High Court lawyer Farrukh Khan said rather than imposing a ban, the government should frame a sound policy on e-cigarettes.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Ordinance on e-cigarettes welcome but only total ban can solve problem: experts

The government last month came up with a draft ordinance seeking to ban the production, import, distribution and sale of electronic cigarettes and proposing jail term of one year for violators.

published on : 2nd September 2019

India's move to ban e-cigarettes flawed: Cancer experts

E-cigarettes are an "important tool" for smokers to reduce their risk and this opportunity to improve public health will be lost if India continues to bans e-cigarettes,said a professor.

published on : 29th August 2019
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